Tag: Human Resources

Implementing Lean in HR

Brandi Leos, City of Tigard (LinkedIn & Twitter) What I’m listening to – An all-female 90s playlist I created after hearing a new song, Ladies in the 90s What I’m watching – YouTube videos on various home improvement projects Over the past several months, my organization has been providing lean training to managers (including department … Continued

Podcast: Entrepreneurial Mindset in Albuquerque, NM with Tom Darling

Tom Darling Division Manager, Public Service University Albuquerque, NM LinkedIn Unleash employees. Tom Darling the Division Manager of Public Service University at the City of Albuquerque, NM joined the podcast to talk about training staff and changing culture. He discusses why “entrepreneurship” is a useful trait and why it’s important to bring to local government. … Continued

Designing Better Selection Processes

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Brent Stockwell – connect with him on LinkedIn and Twitter!!! What I’m Listening To:  Palaces for the People from 99 Percent Invisible What I’m Reading:  Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness by Ingrid Fetell Lee What I’m Watching: Marvel’s Agents of Shield on Netflix. Who do you really … Continued

ELGL19 Session: Engaging Local Government Employees

Time: 10:20 am Friday, May 17 Location: Morris Street Hallway, Room #2 Breakout: Engaging Local Government Employees Everyone knows the old adage of “take care of your employees and they’ll take care of you.” But how do you measure whether you’ve taken care of your employees? New studies suggest that employee engagement can be a … Continued

Podcast: The Business Case for Employee Engagement

Bob Lavigna Director Institute for Public Sector Employee Engagement LinkedIn | Twitter Measuring employee engagement. Bob Lavigna the Director of the Institute for Public Sector Employee Engagement at CPS HR joined the podcast to talk about why organizations should take employee engagement seriously. He argues that there is a business case to keeping employees engaged at … Continued

Podcast: Changing the Local Government Workplace

Lacey Beaty City Council President Beaverton, OR LinkedIn | Twitter Kylie Bayer Human Resources Manager McMinnville, OR LinkedIn | Twitter Jose Esparza Community Engagement Specialist THPRD LinkedIn | Twitter   Pat Rollens Public Information Specialist Corvallis, OR LinkedIn | Twitter Casey Earp Engagement Manager Bang the Table LinkedIn | Twitter A panel of local government … Continued

Key Benefits of … Benefits

Right Now with Mario Smith (LinkedIn/Twitter) What I’m reading: Elevate: The Three Disciplines of Advanced Strategic Thinking, Rich Horwath What I’m watching: The TV waiting patiently for college football to appear again What I’m listening to: Joe Bonamassa “Evil Mama” Key Benefits of … Benefits What is the benefit of having benefits if you are unaware of … Continued

Hidden Gems… Passive Job Candidates

Job hunting in local government can suck. Someone once counseled me that for every job I secured, I would need to complete upwards of 10 to 15 applications (and that might be conservative!). The processes are too long, there is too much mystery in the selection process or those panel interviews are set up to … Continued

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